1 14 ounce jar Velvachol (see Notes below)
8 ounces glycerin
1½ cups distilled water
Put all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix on low speed with a power mixer until well blended. Then whip on high speed until aerated, about 5 minutes or longer. It will look like egg whites that have formed stiff peaks. Store in jars or pump dispenser containers.
- Velvachol is the basic ingredient in burn ointments that
pharmacists make. It resembles shortening in a jar. You may have
to ask the pharmacy to order it for you. Meijer on Carpenter Road
will do this. It costs about $26 for a 14 ounce jar.
- You can add essential oils or any other scent if you want
scented hand cream.
- You only need a tiny dab of this – about the size of a
- The easiest way to get the hand cream in to a dispenser is to
spoon it into a clean plastic bag, cut the corner off the bag and
then squeeze it into the dispenser.